Attempt No. 2 at Covid Data Sonification

Yesterday’s first attempt at sonification of covid daily cases by country proved to be too difficult for people to interpret, since it is only with substantial training or experience that people learn to make rapid attentional shifts when listening to music. So version 2 loops through countries at each time step.

Here is today’s version of China vs USA covid daily cases.

Here’s the one I posted yesterday again.

Now that I’m using adjacent notes for each country I can add more countries without it getting confusing. Here is US, Spain and China in one sonification.

(Note this data still only goes up to 11 April.)

Data is source from Our World in Data.


Author: Sandra Uitdenbogerd

Cross-disciplinary Computer Science academic with information retrieval origins and research interests in language acquisition, music, and user experience.

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